Published in Cancer Weekly, February 3rd, 2004
"Unless there is a dramatic increase in manpower and resources available for lower gastrointestinal investigations, the introduction of a national screening program would rapidly overburden already inadequate facilities," stated the authors in Gut. More than 30,000 new cases of bowel cancer are diagnosed every year.
The authors base their conclusions on a study of more than 9000 colonoscopies carried out over 4 months in English district general and...
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